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Pain and Glory (Spain)

Monday 6 7.30pmApril

Film

Pain and Glory (Spain)

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Pain

Almodóvar's much acclaimed story of an aging film director, Salvador Mallo, (Antonio Banderas) depressed and in pain, recalling the experiences of his life: his childhood in a village in Valencia in the sixties, his first desire, a painful, passionate affair in the Madrid of the 80s, his last days with his mother.

We follow his discovery of the worlds of cinema and music, and as he recovers his memories, Salvador finds a way to come to terms with his life choices.

Dir:Pedro Almodóvar. Cert 15. Subtitled. 113 mins


Ventnor Film Society meets in Ventnor Arts Club, 13 High Street, Ventnor.

To be sure of a place, please book a seat by emailing ventnorfilmsociety@hotmail.com, but local viewers can always take a chance and turn up on the night.

Screenings take place on either Mondays or Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7.30pm. Entrance is £6, payable at the door, (cash only) with under-25s enjoying a discount of £3, and the bar is open from 6.30pm.